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Minister Ibrahim Jibrin resigns to become Nasarawa emir

The Minister of State for Environment, Ibrahim Jibrin, has resigned from the federal cabinet.

Kashim Shettima: Akinwunmi Ambode is my politician of the year

Kashim Shettima, Borno governor, has described Akinwunmi Ambode, governor of Lagos, as his politician of the year.
Abubakar Malami

Abubakar Malami: Policies to enhance prison decongestion under way

Attorney-General and Minister of Justice Abubakar Malami says policies that will enhance decongestion of prisons across the country are under way.

Itse Sagay: Yemi Osinbajo can represent Muhammadu Buhari at presidential debate

Prof. Itse Sagay (SAN), Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC), on Wednesday said Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo can represent President Muhammadu Buhari at the presidential debate slated for January 19 2019 if that is what the Federal Government wants.

2019: UNILAG ASUU chairman tasks politicians

Dr Dele Ashiru, the Chairman Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), University of Lagos chapter, on Wednesday, urged politicians contesting the 2019 elections to desist from any act that would cause chaos in a bid to win.

Gbenga Ogunbote dismisses Rangers’ ‘comeback king’ tag

Rangers coach Gbenga Ogunbote has rejected the ‘comeback kings’ title given to his side, while insisting his team are playing to their strength irrespective of how a game is won.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo

Yemi Osinbajo: Nigeria now world food basket

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo yesterday told Nigerian-German investors that Nigeria is now a food basket of the world with huge investment potentials.
Christopher Adebayo Alao-Akala

Adebayo Alao-Akala: INEC officials conniving with APC to alter voter register

Otunba Adebayo Alao-Akala, a former governor of Oyo State and governorship candidate of the Action Democratic Party (ADP), on Tuesday alleged that “some bad elements” within the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) were conniving with the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to rig next year’s election in the state.
President Buhari Unveils Buhari Unity Band in State House on 15th Nov 2018-1

NEDG, BON pick five political parties for presidential debate

The Nigeria Elections Debate Group (NEDG) and the Broadcasting Organisations of Nigeria (BON) have selected five political parties that will participate in the upcoming presidential debate.

Seyi Adeyemi: Nigeria needs spiritual, not religious Christians

Pastor Seyi Adeyemi, Senior Pastor of The Worship Centre (TWC), has lamented the dearth of spiritual Christians in Nigeria.
Flying Eagles

Nwankwo Kanu challenges Flying Eagles to display Nigerian spirit against Ghana

Ex-Super Eagles skipper Kanu Nwankwo has counselled the Flying Eagles to display the Nigerian spirit in their win or burst WAFU U20 Cup of Nations tie with The Black Satellites of Ghana in Lome, Togo today.
Solomon Ogbeide

Solomon Ogbeide: Lobi Stars ready to dump Gor Mahia out of Champions League

NPFL champions Lobi Stars manager Solomon Ogbeide says his side have everything in place to excel in the Caf Champions League this season.

Udom Emmanuel to flag off NMA NEC meeting in Uyo

Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Udom Emmanuel, will on Thursday December 13 flag-off the National Executive Council Meeting of the Nigerian Medical Association in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State.

Ogbonnaya Onu: Raw materials policy will boost Nigerian economy

Ogbonnaya Onu, the Minister of Science and Technology, has expressed optimism that the National Competitiveness in Raw Material and Products Development Policy would boost Nigerian economy as well as make it to be self-sufficient and less reliant on other nations.
Peter Odili, former Governor of Rivers State

CSOs accuse Peter Odili of using judiciary to thwart justice

Representatives of civil society in the country have described as ‘abuse of judiciary, and the desecration of the nation’s institutions, the non-prosecution of a former governor of Rivers State, Peter Odili, alleging that the judiciary was being used to thwart the course of justice in the land.

Olusegun Obasanjo slams Nigeria, African countries over delayed ratification of AFCFTA

Nigeria’s former president and chairman of the Advisory Board of the first Inter-Africa Trade Fair, (IATF), Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, yesterday in Cairo, Egypt, decried the lethargic disposition of some African leaders including Nigeria, towards the signing of the African Continental Free Trade Agreement, (AfCFTA).
Nigerian-Canadian Tesho Akindele has joined Orlando City ahead of the 2019 season of the Major League Soccer (MLS).

Tesho Akindele joins MLS club Orlando City

Nigerian-Canadian Tesho Akindele has joined Orlando City ahead of the 2019 season of the Major League Soccer (MLS).
Henry Onyekuru celebrates another goal for Galatasaray

Henry Onyekuru, Bonaventure Dennis drop to UEFA Europa League

Henry Onyekuru and Bonaventure Dennis will now play in the UEFA Europa League after their respective teams finished third in their Champions League first round groups.

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Federal government to auction N70 billion bonds

The Debt Management Office says the Federal Government is to auction by subscription bonds worth N70 billion on December 19.
Dortmund’s players react after the German first division Bundesliga football match Schalke 04 vs Borussia Dortmund on December 8, 2018 in Gelsenkirchen. (Photo by Patrik STOLLARZ - AFP) -

Borussia Dortmund hope to avoid Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool in last 16

Borussia Dortmund is hoping to avoid ex-coach Jurgen Klopp and Liverpool when the last 16 of the Champions League is drawn on Monday.
Gina Haspel

CIA chief Gina Haspel to brief US House leadership on Jamal Khashoggi case

CIA Director Gina Haspel is set to give a classified briefing to leaders of the US House of Representatives on Wednesday on the what the intelligence agency knows about the murder of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi.

Bayelsa government declares balance surplus of N18.564 billion for October

Gboribiogha Jonah, the Bayelsa State Deputy Governor, has disclosed that the state government recorded a balance surplus of N18.564billion as at October 31, 2018.

LASPOTECH shuns ASUP strike

The academic staff of the Lagos State Polytechnic, Ikorodu, have defiled the ongoing nationwide strike declared by the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnic on Wednesday.